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Title:Sainuk – History of the Tangsa people and the Haqcheng
Contributor (compiler):Stephen Morey
Contributor (consultant):Hangjung Hacheng
Sainuk Hahcheng
No. 2 Mullong Pahar
Date Created:2011-11-05
Description:Two recordings in which Sainuk Hahcheng and Dungmon Champang speak about the history of the Haqcheng. These consist of the following sound files: SDM29_20111105-01_SM_T_Sainuk_History.wav SDM29_20111105-02_SM_T_Sainuk_Villages.wav The details of these recordings are as follows: SDM29_20111105-01_SM_T_Sainuk_History.wav; Duration 4’44”; About the history of the Haqcheng. They came from Mongolia. Some spread to the west side, and some to Mandalay. From there they came to Khamti. Some followed the Lik Jong river. And some others followed the Hang Jong river. The Naga people came along the Hang Jong. 1’30” Those who went to one side were called Haqshik, Hakhin, Bongtai. These are those who followed the Lik Jong river. In that time there was no enemy and no war. All were friends. This was for three generations. 2’06” After that they people all came together again, and from that time war between each other started. 2’33” He begins to talk about the Haqcheng. At that time the original Hahcheng was only his family. He is an original Haqcheng. After this some other groups like Shangmo came to stay with them and joined them. Jengsing was another group who joined them and became Haqcheng. 3’12” And after that their fathers inherited and everything was provided equally to each other, so that they could spread into other places. The elder brother gave the younger brother the calf of a buffalo (lui sa). They followed that buffalo and the calf was digging the mud with his horn and when they came they saw this calf lying in mud. 3’56” After seeing this, they decided that since the buffalo calf was staying their, “let us also stay there”. In that place the mud was red. The original word haq seng means ‘red earth’, i.e. ‘red mud’. So this is the meaning of the name. And this is how they got their title. SDM29_20111105-02_SM_T_Sainuk_Villages.wav; Duration 1’11”; About the Haqcheng villages. He lists four villages in Assam.
Identifier (URI):https://hdl.handle.net/1839/817e0dd5-bdd8-4f06-9137-9b9619a498b8
Is Part Of:DoBeS archive : Tangsa, Tai, Singpho in North East India
Language:Tase Naga; Tangsa - Haqcheng variety (general name Hasang)
Language (ISO639):nst
Publisher:The Language Archive, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Subject:Tase Naga language
Tangsa - Haqcheng variety (general name Hasang)
Subject (ISO639):nst
Type (DCMI):Sound


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Citation: Stephen Morey (compiler); Hangjung Hacheng (consultant); Sainuk Hahcheng (consultant). 2011-11-05. DoBeS archive : Tangsa, Tai, Singpho in North East India.
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Country: Myanmar
Area: Asia

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